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Lowe's Companies Inc. (LOW)

53.49 1.21(2.31%) Oct 20, 4:00PM EDT
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Lowe's Companies Inc.
1000 Lowe's Boulevard
Mooresville, NC 28117
United States - Map
Phone: 704-758-1000

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Industry:Home Improvement Stores
Full Time Employees:167,000

Business Summary 

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It offers products for maintenance, repair, remodeling, and home decorating. The company provides home improvement products under the categories of kitchens and appliances; lumber and building materials; tools and hardware; fashion fixtures; rough plumbing and electrical; lawn and garden; seasonal living; paint; home fashions, storage, and cleaning; flooring; millwork; and outdoor power equipment. It also offers installation services through independent contractors in various product categories; repair services; and MyLowes, an online tool that manages, maintains, and enhances homes. The company serves homeowners and renters consisting of do-it-yourself customers and do-it-for-me customers; and professional customers comprising construction trade, as well as maintenance, repair, and operations. As of August 1, 2014, it operated 1,837 home improvement and hardware stores with 200.8 million square feet of retail selling space in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company also offers its products through online sites, such as,, and Lowe’s Companies, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Mooresville, North Carolina.

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Corporate Governance 
Lowe's Companies Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Robert A. Niblock , 51
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Chairman of Exec. Committee
Mr. Robert F. Hull Jr., 49
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Rick D. Damron , 51
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Maureen K. Ausura , 58
Chief HR Officer
Mr. Matthew V. Hollifield , 48
Chief Accounting Officer and Sr. VP
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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